Deer meat seized in Odisha, poacher held

Kendrapara: Forest officials on Monday seized 25 kg of venison and arrested a poacher from Shailendranagar village near Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary in Odisha's Kendrapara district.

Acting on a tip off, the 45-year-old a member of a local poaching racket was arrested with the raw meat and the animal's hide besides nylon nets used for ensnaring wild animals, forest officials said.

He was booked under various sections of Wildlife Protection Act, 1972.

Some other members of the racket have evaded arrest, but they have been identified and search is on to arrest them, the officials said.

Abandoned newborn girl rescued in Angul

Angul: Police rescued a newborn girl abandoned by her parents from a bush here this afternoon and admitted to Palalhada hospital for treatment. Her co...

Viral sex video behind youth's murder in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: In a new twist into the half-burnt body of a man that was found at Kuakhai river bed on outskirts of the city here yesterday, family memb...

Senior OAS officer in Vigilance net

Bhubaneswar: Vigilance sleuths today conducted simultaneous searches on the residence and office of senior Odisha Administrative Service (OAS) Officer...

Jagatsinghpur minor girl rape and murder: CM announces Rs 5 lakh ex-gratia

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday expressed grief and utter shock over the rape and murder of a minor girl in Erasama area in Ja...